Light: Science & Applications

Deep learning reconstructs holograms

Deep learning has been experiencing a true renaissance especially over the last decade, and it uses multi-layered artificial neural networks for automated analysis of data. Deep learning is one of the most exciting forms ...

dateOct 16, 2017 in General Physics
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Imaging at the speed of light

Tiny micro- and nanoscale structures within a material's surface are invisible to the naked eye, but play a big role in determining a material's physical, chemical, and biomedical properties.

dateMar 14, 2017 in Optics & Photonics
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Quantum dots provide complete control of photons

By emitting photons from a quantum dot at the top of a micropyramid, researchers at Linköping University are creating a polarized light source for such things as energy-saving computer screens and wiretap-proof communications.

dateJan 31, 2014 in Nanophysics
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